The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.59% - 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 49 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 21.43% 15.81% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 31
Average salary £34,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
7 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) MCITP
8 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) MCSA
8 6 (33.33%) SaaS
9 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (27.78%) Line Management
9 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) DHCP
11 3 (16.67%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (16.67%) DNS
11 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 3 (16.67%) Database Tuning
11 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) Intranet
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) Senior IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) Support Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) IT Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Support Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (27.78%) Line Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (33.33%) MCITP
1 6 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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